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Martin O'Malley: U.S. Should Take In 65,000 Syrian Refugees

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 09.04.2015 | Politics

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, a 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, has called on the United States to absorb at least 65,000 Syria...

Why Is DNC Chairwoman Wasserman Schultz Afraid of Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley Debating Hillary Clinton?

H. A. Goodman | Posted 09.04.2015 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

The history of the 2016 presidential election is still being written and it's not too late for Congresswoman Wasserman Schultz to do the right thing and expand the debate format. If Republicans can have twelve debates, why must Democrats be mired in only six?

Martin O'Malley Wants Millennials, But Do They Want Him?

GVH Live | Posted 09.03.2015 | Politics
GVH Live

Martin O'Malley is trying to blaze a new trail by butting heads with the Democratic National Committee over the debate schedule as many candidates in the Democratic Party are growing more eager to debate the issues.

Trump More Progressive Than Democrats on Warren Buffett Problem

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.31.2015 | Entertainment
Chris Weigant

Democrats are doing one of two things, and neither one of them is very impressive. Democratic candidates are either so scared of being called a tax-raiser by Republicans that they do not support changing the problem at all, or they are secretly for changing it but don't want to say it.

Fellow Democrats Would Welcome A Joe Biden Presidential Run

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 08.24.2015 | Politics

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Martin O'Malley Explains How He'd Expand Social Security As Progressives Wait On Hillary Clinton

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 08.21.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley said Friday that he would expand Social Security benefits and lift the payroll tax cap on the...

Democratic Candidates Criticize Obamacare Tax Disliked By Unions

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 08.20.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Even as they're defending the Affordable Care Act against Republican attacks, the three major Democratic presidential candidates agreed...

On the Subject of Black Lives, Martin O'Malley Can Offer Little More Than B.S.

Jarrett L. Carter | Posted 08.20.2015 | Black Voices
Jarrett L. Carter

That's the Martin O'Malley the nation should meet - the former mayor and governor who perfected the art of political smokescreen in detriment to black people, who now wants us to believe that he can lift the fog of racial animus that we see choking the life out of the American dream.

Black Lives Matter, ACT UP and the Urgency of Violence and Death

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 08.19.2015 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

The Black Lives Matter protest was disruptive, loud, tense and passionate. The first thing that came to my mind was ACT UP, a group I was a part of, which engaged in similar kinds of protest and disruption, including against Democratic presidential candidates. The urgency of the protest was similar as well: People are dying, and no one in power seems to be doing anything to stop it.

Clinton, O'Malley, Sanders, and Student Loan Reform: What Should We do?

Alex Law | Posted 08.19.2015 | Politics
Alex Law

If we want our students to continue to educate themselves and continue the tradition of making the American workforce the best in the world, then we must encourage education rather than put up barriers.

Martin O'Malley Makes First Campaign Visit to San Francisco

Kyle McCarthy | Posted 08.18.2015 | San Francisco
Kyle McCarthy

This week, Democratic presidential candidate, Martin O'Malley will take a quick break from campaigning in Iowa to connect with San Francisco's civic-tech community. This will be O'Malley's first campaign stop in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Friday Talking Points -- The Rehabilitation of Golf in the GOP

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.14.2015 | Entertainment
Chris Weigant

We're going to begin today with a wrapup of the week that was in the presidential campaigns, and as befitting his status as the Republican frontrunner, we're going to start with Donald Trump.

Bernie Sanders Hit By Democratic Rival For Being An Independent

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 08.13.2015 | Politics

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How Do You Campaign For Your Dad In Iowa? Ask Martin O’Malley’s Teenage Son.

The Huffington Post | Irina Ivanova | Posted 08.12.2015 | Politics

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Presidential Hopefuls' Higher Ed Plans May Close HBCUs

Jarrett L. Carter | Posted 08.11.2015 | Black Voices
Jarrett L. Carter

Everyone should want debt-free education, but no one - especially African-Americans and those living in HBCU communities - should want the plans forwarded by this slate of candidates to be the higher education solution.

Why White Liberals Need To Stop Policing #BlackLivesMatter

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 08.13.2015 | Black Voices

At a rally in Seattle on Aug. 8, protestors disrupted presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' scheduled speech and shifted focus to police brutality ag...

Hillary Clinton Responds to Student Debt Voters--and to Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley

Roger Hickey | Posted 08.11.2015 | Politics
Roger Hickey

On Monday Hillary Clinton responded to the emerging Student Debt Voter movement with her own plan to reduce the cost of college education and reduce the burden of student debt. She calls it her New College Compact, presented at a forum in New Hampshire.

Bernie Sanders Taps African-American Organizer As Campaign Press Secretary

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.09.2015 | Politics

The presidential campaign of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) announced Saturday it had tapped a young, black criminal justice advocate to serve as its na...

Friday Talking Points -- GOP Debates, Round One

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.17.2015 | Entertainment
Chris Weigant

Well, that was entertaining, wasn't it? We refer, of course, to the grand spectacle of the first Republican presidential debates, held last night on Fox News. Since this is all anyone's talking about in the political world today, we are going to follow suit and devote most of this column to our reactions.

Political Parties In Different Universes On Voting Rights

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 08.07.2015 | Politics

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A Bridge Too Far for Obama

Hunter Cutting | Posted 08.06.2015 | Green
Hunter Cutting

President Obama's announcement of final rules for his historic plan to reduce carbon pollution from power plants illuminated both the strength of his commitment to addressing climate change and the limit of his reach.

O’Malley: 'We Can’t Let Puerto Rico Fail'

The Huffington Post | Adriana Usero | Posted 08.01.2015 | Politics

Democratic presidential candidate Martin O’Malley is making his pitch to fix Puerto Rico’s financial crisis in the wake of the commonweal...

Friday Talking Points -- The Debate Debate

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.31.2015 | Entertainment
Chris Weigant

In normal years, this would be the official kickoff to the political Silly Season. This year, however, is not normal, as instead we're right at the kickoff of Presidential Debate Season, and the votes are already in -- the silly subject we're all going to obsess over this year is named Donald Trump.

Martin O'Malley Aims To Set The Bar On Criminal Justice With Comprehensive Reform Plan

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.31.2015 | Politics

Democratic presidential candidate Martin O'Malley on Friday released a sweeping plan to reform the U.S. criminal justice system, a move that cou...

Hillary Clinton Voices Support For $12 Minimum Wage, But Balks At $15

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 07.30.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Putting some distance between herself and other Democratic presidential hopefuls, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton voiced supp...